Jan 26, 2010 12:00pm EST
about the next speech. >> the president of the united states. [applause] >> to americans, tomorrow night. this morning, congress comes out with more bad news on the deficit. even allies acknowledged the president's spending freeze would only make a dent. in washington, back to you. >> metro workers were killed this morning on the tracks. happened a few blocks from the rockville metro station. workers were installing new automatic train control systems when they were hit. one died on the scene, the other of the way to the hospital. in june, eight passengers and a train operator were killed in a crash. two other workers were killed in an accident last year. >> things to their call rather than yesterday, but we are dealing with a little disturbance rotating through giving us some stuff that is trying to make it to the ground, but it is not really happening. a light makes is going on, but the air is pretty dry out there. so maybe we will just see a light flurry this afternoon. right now, it really is not making it to the ground. bottom line, temperatures in the 40's, cooler than yesterday, t
Jan 27, 2010 12:00pm EST
more than 100 million users in the united states and 350 million worldwide. last month it had nearly 112 million unique visitors in the u.s. it also says that users spend twice as much time on facebook then on myspace and 10 times longer than on twitter. we finally get a look at the long awaited mr. device by a. the tablet is supposed to be available this afternoon. the internet is buzzing. among other things the apple tablet has the apps of an iphone and a 10-inch display. the announcement of reduced workers' follows the trends of the last two years by for verizon. verizon still posted a fourth quarter loss. the biggest contributing factor is that more people are cutting off their landlines. home depot is prepared to cut 1000 jobs. they sent 7 e-mail announcing the layoff to do. it is part of a structural change including closing three underperforming stores. workers will get at least 60 days' severance and be eligible for any end of the year payouts. >> now your instaweather forecast. >> it is turning out to be fairly decent today. a little bit of cloud cover around, but no big dea
Jan 29, 2010 12:00pm EST
, the not -- that wherever divisions and differences may exist in washington, the united states of america stands united as one country. [applause] it is that same spirit of bipartisanship that made it possible for me to sign a defense contract into a reform bill that was co-sponsored by senator mccain and members of congress here today. we have stood together on behalf of our nation's veterans. together, we passed the largest increase in the va is budget in more than 40 years and supported health care reforms to provide better access and medical care for those who served in uniform. some of you also supported credit card bill of rights in support of compensation for those americans that are out of work. and some of you supported stopping tobacco companies from targeting kids come expanding opportunities for those who serve our country, and helping responsible homeowners stay in their homes. we have a track record of working together. it is possible. but as, john, as you mentioned, on some very big things, we have seen some party-line votes that i'm just going to be honest, were di
Jan 18, 2010 12:00pm EST
numbers of wounded continue to rise, humanitarian aid pours in from the united states. one organization lending a hand is catholic relief services here in baltimore. dam it this is as bad as it is. >> the president says the organization is working to get 12 release sites up in haiti to offer food, water, and other necessities. this is at least 80% of the haitian population is catholic, and now is the time when they need their fate -- faith more than ever. >> when everything is lost, we all turn to our faith as an anger, a guide, a source of support -- an anchor, a guide, a source of support. >> the archdiocese doing what they can design support. there will be taking a collection services this week. father ross says they are having a day of solidarity on thursday, urging the congregation to skip a meal or make a sacrifice and i tend special services to pray for the haitians. >> if they cannot join us here, to take some time thursday to pray. that is the kind of assistance that can arrive immediately in haiti. whoever we are, wherever we are, we are all brothers and sisters.